About Us

Telangana State Innovation Cell (herein referred to as TSIC) is an initiative by the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department, Government of Telangana. TSIC was set up in 2017 under the State Innovation Policy with a vision— to build and nurture the Culture of Innovation in the State of Telangana. Today, it acts as the first response of the State Government for identified innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and innovation catalysts to foster an inclusive innovation ecosystem with State-as-a-whole-approach.

It works under 3-fold Mandate:

About Us

Established with the vision to transform Telangana into an innovation-driven economy, the Telangana State Innovation Cell serves as the central point to facilitate ceaseless engagement/enablement across the innovation ecosystem in Telangana.

It works under 3-fold Mandate:
T-Innovation Utsavam

To build a culture of innovation
from School-age

To diffuse & nurture innovation within
the Government and Administration

To foster the culture of innovation
across the State

Our Team

Minister of
Industries and IT&C
Principal Secretary,
Lead – Innovation in Education,
Focus area: School Innovation
Chief Innovation Officer,
Govt. of Telangana
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: Startup Telangana, Social Innovation
Project Coordinator,
Grassroots Innovation
Head – Govt. Innovation & Partnerships,
Focus Area: Communication for Innovation
Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Grassroots Innovation
Senior Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Innovation in School

Our Alumni

Head- Sustainability & Scalability,
Focus Area: Scaling Innovations | Grassroots Innovation
Senior Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Government-Startup Relations

Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: Grassroots Innovation
Consultant – Social Innovation,
Focus Area: Social Innovation
Lead – Media & Communication,
Focus Area: Communication for Innovation: Startup Telangana & TSIC
Innovation Fellow,
Focus Area: District Innovation
Head-Innovation Office,
Focus Area: Policy, Rankings, and Strategy
Innovation Fellow
Ex-Chief Innovation Officer
Project Coordinator,
Focus area: Telangana Social Startups Network (TSSN)
Former CIO,
Govt. of Telangana (Also, CEO at T-Hub, Hyderabad)
Project Coordinator,
Focus Area: State Startup Ranking
Innovation Fellow, Focus Area: Government-Startup Relations,
Senior Advisor,
Focus Area: Telangana Social Startup Network (Also, Founder of Upsurge Global)
Head of Operations (HoO), Focus Areas: Operations & Management